Bug 187725 - foomatic IEEE 1284 Device ID
foomatic IEEE 1284 Device ID
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: foomatic (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Depends On: 187703
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Reported: 2006-04-03 04:53 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-09-03 05:09 EDT (History)
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Description Tim Waugh 2006-04-03 04:53:46 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #187703 +++

Description of problem:

Installed FC5, and setup printer for printing. Printer is able to print locally. 
Started system-config-printer to try and get printer to share:

Got error message
No match for USB device:
  mfr "Brother"
  model "HL-1850_1870N series"
  desc ""
Please report this message in Bugzilla:
Choose 'foomatic' as the component.

Clicked on printer, clicked on sharing 
Clicked on "This queue is available to other computers"
Clicked OK  [Closed network window]
Clicked OK  [Closed share window]
Clicked OK [ Closed "Edit a print quueue"]
Clicked APPLY
Checked netstat -natp
  Saw that cups was still listening on localhost only.
  Checked /etc/cups/ file and saw that nothing was there that I had put in.

Restarted tool, repeated steps
Redid the changes and put in /24 instead. Saw this get changed to
Cups began listening on all networks.

-- Additional comment from twaugh@redhat.com on 2006-04-03 04:52 EST --
There are two unrelated issues here:

1. That sharing a queue did not work, and
2. That your printer is not automatically detected
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2006-04-03 04:54:45 EDT
This is number 2.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2006-04-03 13:15:43 EDT
What's the full printer model name of this device?
Comment 4 petrosyan 2008-03-11 12:50:23 EDT
Tim you are the reporter of this bug. Are you asking this question to yourself?
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2008-03-11 12:59:26 EDT
Apparently, yes.  Added CC for the person I meant to ask.

Just to repeat: what's the full printer model name of this device?
Comment 6 Derek Atkins 2008-03-11 13:05:31 EDT
Hi.  I don't think I'm the correct person for this bug.  I don't have a Brother
Comment 7 Tim Waugh 2008-03-11 13:15:09 EDT
Derek: my apologies.  I added you because you were on the CC list for bug
#187703; in fact I should have added the reporter of that bug instead (now done).
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 22:31:51 EDT
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